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Southern Baptist leaders OK 'Great Commission'

February 22, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Dec. 7, 2011 file photo, the headquarters of the Southern Baptist Convention is shown in Nashville, Tenn. The nation’s largest protestant denomination will definitely remain “Baptist,” but leaders are thinking about whether it will be “Southern” for much longer. Southern Baptist Convention President Bryant...

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As Santorum seizes social issues, Romney demurs

February 21, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney greets employees at Meridian Bioscience in Cincinnati, Ohio, Monday, Feb. 20, 2012. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Philosophical differences between the top two...

Chicago school draws scrutiny over student fines

February 21, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken Feb. 16, 2012, Noble Street College Prep CEO Mike Milke talks with student Gabriela Cervantes during school in Chicago. The school has drawn scrutiny some parents and advocacy groups for its policy of charging students $5 for detentions...

Sorvino to debut film funded by Pa. taxpayers

February 21, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

This Nov. 17, 2010 photo shows actor Paul Sorvino at the the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights 2010 Ripple of Hope Awards Dinner at Pier Sixty in New York. Sorvino might finally be over his trouble with “The Trouble with Cali.”...

Obama takes tougher stance on higher education

February 21, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 13, 2012 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks at Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale, Va. Access to college has been the driving force in federal higher education policy for decades. But the Obama administration is...

Santorum questions Obama's 'world view,' not faith

February 20, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Republican presidential candidate, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum speaks during a campaign stop at the Christ Redeemer Church, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012, in Cumming, Ga. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) CUMMING, Ga. (AP) — Rick Santorum on Sunday condemned what he...

Gingrich: Home states must wins for GOP candidates

February 20, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Maggie Cushman gives her grandfather Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich a hug after he spoke at a campaign stop Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012 in Suwanee, Ga. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) — Newt Gingrich said Sunday that...

Iran Oil Ministry: Exports cut to Britain, France

February 20, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Sept. 27, 2000 file photo, an Iranian oil worker repairs a pipe at an oil refinery in Tehran. Iran has halted oil shipments to Britain and France, the Oil Ministry said Sunday, in an apparent pre-emptive blow against the European Union after the bloc...

Bomb near car explodes in Nigeria, wounding 5

February 20, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Soldier walks past a damage car following an explosion at Christ embassy church in Suleja, Nigeria, on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012. A bomb planted by an abandoned car exploded outside a church in the middle of a worship service Sunday near Nigeria’s capital,...

Romney faces questions about intensity of support

February 20, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, speaks to a group of former Salt Lake City Olympics committee members, marking the tenth anniversary of the games, in Salt Lake City, Utah, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Gerald...